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CVE-2014-9984 Detail

Current Description

nscd in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before version 2.20 does not correctly compute the size of an internal buffer when processing netgroup requests, possibly leading to an nscd daemon crash or code execution as the user running nscd.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99071
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16695 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=c44496df2f090a56d3bf75df930592dac6bba46f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.19


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9984
NVD Published Date:
06/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2019